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Total loan: $5,350
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Awa's Group

Senegal
Senegal / Livestock

A loan of $5,350 helped a member to buy an ox.


Awa's Group's story

This group of 6 women belongs to the Banc Villageois created on June 25, 2002. Its members all live in a small cluster of villages. They all get along, and they practice commercial activities and livestock fattening.

Fatou, age 42, is the group member seen in the photo standing on the right and raising her hand. She is married with children, and she practices cattle fattening. She will use this loan to buy an ox and to cover the necessary costs for proper fattening.

Her profits will allow her to support her children’s day-to-day needs.

In this group: Awa, Daba, Marie, Seynabou*, Yama, Fatou Ousseynou
*not pictured

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: February 21, 2014
Facilitated by Field Partner: CAURIE Microfinance, a partner of Catholic Relief Services

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: February 21, 2014
Facilitated by Field Partner: CAURIE Microfinance, a partner of Catholic Relief Services